Gregor Mendel was an Austrian monk who discovered the basic principles of heredity through experiments in his garden. Mendel's observations became the foundation of modern genetics and the study of heredity, and he is widely considered a pioneer in the field of genetics.
If you’re reading this using Wi-Fi, some ideas behind that technology can be traced to Hedy Lamarr. A new documentary, ‘Bombshell,’ tells little-known details of how the famous 1930s actress had a double identity as an inventor by night.
Adolf Hitler was the leader of Nazi Germany from 1934 to 1945. He initiated World War II and oversaw fascist policies that led to the Holocaust, which resulted in the deaths of at least 11 million people, including the mass murder of an estimated 6 millions Jews.
Thanks to the model 356, created in 1948 by Ferdinand Anton Ernst "Ferry" Porsche, the Porsche car company became known worldwide as a producer of successful sports and racing cars. Several years earlier, in 1934, Porsche worked with father Ferdinand Porsche on the first designs of the Volkswagen car.